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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

7 Predictions for the Theater in 2018

Theatermania
7 Predictions for the Theater in 2018
Editorial Staff • Broadway • Jan 1, 2018

You can’t see the future, but if you stop and listen, you can hear which way the wind is blowing. With that in mind, here are seven predictions from TheaterMania about the trends and ideas that will shape the theater in the coming year:

1. More A-List Musicians Will Play Broadway
Bruce Springsteen is changing the game at the Walter Kerr Theatre. While numerous high-profile musicians have created “theatri-concerts” for the Broadway stage — a list that ranges from the likes of Bette Midler to Duran Duran — Springsteen’s solo show, complete with dark, brooding monologues about his life and new acoustic takes on his extensive song catalogue, plays more like Billy Crystal’s introspective 700 Sundays than a career retrospective highlighting his greatest hits. Read More

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Broadway Box Office: Outpacing Itself With ‘Hamilton,’ Springsteen, More

Variety
Broadway Box Office: Outpacing Itself With ‘Hamilton,’ Springsteen, More
By Gordon Cox
DECEMBER 18, 2017 3:05PM PT

With a spate of mega-selling shows like “Hamilton,” “Hello, Dolly!” and “Springsteen on Broadway” now running, the Broadway box office is easily outpacing itself this year. Want proof? The season is is barely half over, and it’s already up to $918 million — more than $130 million more than the season-so-far tally at the same time last year.

The rapidly rising numbers make sense, as more and more shows are attracting the kind of ticket demand that drives consumers to shell out for big-money tickets. Last week alone, five shows topped the $2 million mark: “Hamilton” ($2,827,018), “Hello, Dolly!” ($2,448,611), “Springsteen on Broadway” ($2,401,108), “The Lion King” ($2,336,750) and “Wicked” ($2,000,828). Read More

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Bette Midler Hello, Dolly! Cast Recording Will Be Released On Vinyl November 17

Playbill
Bette Midler Hello, Dolly! Cast Recording Will Be Released On Vinyl
BY LOGAN CULWELL-BLOCK
OCT 04, 2017

The vinyl edition from Masterworks Broadway will feature 20 pages of photos and liner notes.

The current revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Bette Midler in her Tony-winning Broadway return, will release its cast album on vinyl November 17.

The Masterworks Broadway release will feature a gate-fold package and a 20-page book featuring production photos, lyrics, and liner notes.

<i>Hello, Dolly!</i> Revival Album Vinyl Art
Hello, Dolly! Revival Album Vinyl Art

The album will feature cover art that pays even more homage to the 1964 Broadway cast album than the CD release did, returning to the original color scheme. Read More

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